Dollar trades in upper 102 yen zone in early deals in Tokyo

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Dollar trades in upper 102 yen zone in early deals in Tokyo 

TOKYO, Oct. 5 — The US dollar changed hands in the uper 102 yen zone in early trade in tokyo on Wednesday, coming off a three-week high of 102.96 yen logged at one point overnight in New York.

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Russian lawmaker says US missile defense system deployment in Japan to affect security

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russian lawmaker says US missile defense system deployment in Japan to affect security 

TOKYO, June 17 — US’ plan to deploy a missile defense system in Japan will upset the balance of powers in the region and will negatively affect the existing security system, Russian State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin said on Friday.

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Japan to allow entry of N. Korean soccer players despite sanctions

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Japan to allow entry of N. Korean soccer players despite sanctions 

TOKYO, Feb. 15 — Japan plans to allow North Korea's national women's team to enter the country to join Asian qualifying matches for this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, despite Tokyo's new sanctions on Pyongyang that prohibit North Korean nationals from visiting Japan in principle, a senior ruling lawmaker said Sunday.

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Feature: Japanese judo coach to have key role for Brazil at Olympics

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Feature: Japanese judo coach to have key role for Brazil at Olympics 

TOKYO, Feb. 11 — A Japanese judo instructor working for Brazil's national team is bringing cultural and technical experience to her pupils as they ramp up their training program with just six months to go before the opening of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Dollar moves to upper 117 yen zone in early Tokyo deals

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Dollar moves to upper 117 yen zone in early Tokyo deals 

TOKYO, Jan. 22 — The US dollar changed hands at the upper 117 yen level in early trading Friday in tokyo.

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Dollar in lower 121 yen zone in early deals in Tokyo

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dollar in lower 121 yen zone in early deals in Tokyo 

TOKYO, Dec. 21 — The US dollar changed hands in the lower 121 yen zone in early trading on Monday in tokyo.

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Dollar in lower 123 yen range in early deals in Tokyo

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dollar in lower 123 yen range in early deals in Tokyo 

TOKYO, Dec. 1 — The US dollar changed hands in the lower 123 yen zone in early trading on Tuesday in the Japanese capital.

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DOT-6 lauds CPU for ESL Marketing in Japan

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOT-6 lauds CPU for ESL Marketing in Japan 

SAN JOSE, Antique, Nov. 18 — The Department of Tourism Region 6 (DOT-6) has expressed its appreciation and commended the Central Philippine University (CPU) for investing in marketing of the school and Iloilo City as venue and site of Educational Tourism particularly English as Second Language (ESL).

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Dollar changes hands in mid-123 yen range in early Tokyo deals

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dollar changes hands in mid-123 yen range in early Tokyo deals 

TOKYO, Nov. 19 — The U.S. dollar changed hands in the mid-123 yen zone in tokyo early Thursday, slightly lower than its overnight levels in New York.

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FEATURE: Asakusa France-za theater: cradle of postwar pop culture in Japan

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on FEATURE: Asakusa France-za theater: cradle of postwar pop culture in Japan 

TOKYO, Nov. 13 — Takeshi Kitano, an internationally known Japanese director and actor, recently revisited his life around 40 years ago when he was an apprentice comedian at a strip theater called Asakusa France-za in Tokyo's downtown district.

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